Import of poultry meat and products from areas in Netherlands and Denmark suspended

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The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced on November 4 that in view of notifications from the...

In memory of Jim Hunnable

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 Jim Hunnable, born in May 1947 in Braintree (Essex), started his career in the poultry business at the age of 15 in 1962 as...

ICCF publishes its guidance document on ‘Manufacturing Process and Specification’

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The International Cooperation for Convergence of Technical Requirements for the Assessment of Feed Ingredients (ICCF) Steering Committee is pleased to announce that it has...

Avian Influenza in poultry and water fowl in Vleuten

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Wageningen Bioveterinary Research (WBVR) has confirmed yet another introduction of Avian Influenza in Dutch poultry. It concerns highly pathogenic H5N8 Avian Influenza at a...

“End of Cage Age” initiative

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The European Parliament voted on the resolution proposed by MEP Norbert Lins (EPP, DE) on the “End of Cage Age” initiative. More than the policy...

The Poultry Pro online training resource updated and expanded

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The Poultry Pro online training resource for poultry workers has been updated to include the most current information, and three new modules, called Poultry...

MOU signed to support growth in global egg and poultry industries

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The International Egg Commission (IEC) and International Poultry Council (IPC) have signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen their longstanding relationship and...

Purdue University Extension’s Shell Egg Academy debuts website

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Shell Egg Academy (SEA), an educational opportunity for the egg industry from Purdue University Extension, is excited to announce a brand-new website. Visit www.shelleggacademy.org to...

Minnesota Turkey unveils expanded resources via revamped website

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The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council are excited to reveal their new website, https://www.minnesotaturkey.com/ to turkey farmers,...

New approach to transfers beneficial genes between breeds

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Gene-editing approach transfers beneficial genes between breeds to produce offspring with useful characteristics. White Leghorn chickens had a naturally occurring change to their genes amended,...

Slower growing chickens experience higher welfare

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Slower growing broiler chickens are healthier and have more fun than conventional breeds of birds, new evidence from an independent commercial scale farm trial...

Infectious bronchitis virus spike protein-pseudotyped virus particles for vaccine applications

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USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded researchproject at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, in which researchers evaluated...

The EU rural poultry sector contributes to sustainable and resilient food system

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More than 150 participants followed the European Rural Poultry Association’s webinar on “Rural Poultry at the heart of the European Green Deal” on February...

IPC support the responsible use of antibiotics

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The World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) 2020, 18 – 24 november promotes awareness in use of antibiotics and on global antimicrobial resistance. The WAAW, promoted...

FEFAC publishes Feed Sustainability Charter 2030 at XXIX Congress

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The Charter contains concrete feed sector actions at EU and national level featuring animal nutrition solutions that can help increase the sustainability of livestock...

LEAP launches guidelines on the environmental performance of feed additives

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IFIF is pleased to announce the official release of the LEAP guidelines on the environmental performance of feed additives in livestock supply chains, which were ...

CFAP 2 includes turkey in pandemic assistance funding

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The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) is grateful to announce turkey farmers now qualify for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP2) for losses...

Avian Influenza: EU on alert for new outbreaks

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EU countries are being urged to step up surveillance and biosecurity measures to guard against possible new outbreaks of avian influenza this year. The warning...

Minnesota Turkey Meeting features COVID aid to farmers discussion

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House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson gave an update on Congressional Action. For the first time in their 81-year history, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA)...

Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council welcome new directors and elect leaders

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The Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) saw the election of two new directors – Pete Klaphake of Sauk Centre and Ashley Klaphake...

FEFAC launches new website and logo

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FEFAC XXIX Congress on 24-25 September 2020 will take place in Antwerp as physical event. FEFAC has launched a new website to facilitate access to...

Key role for former foodstuff processing sector to achieve farm-to-fork strategy ambitions

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EFFPA, the European Former Foodstuff Processors Association, warmly welcomes the Farm to Fork Strategy published by the European Commission on 20 May 2020. Former...

Hatchery-Breeder Clinic tackles challenges in hatchery operations and breeder management

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Any successful poultry operation is dependent on the success of its hatchery-breeder management. USPOULTRY’s Hatchery-Breeder Clinic brings attendees up to date on best management...

In memory of Antonio Zanella

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On Monday, March 30, 2020, Professor Antonio Zanella passed away, a well-known figure in the panorama of Italian and International aviculture, his life quickly...

Pigs and chickens are not susceptible to SARS-CoV-2

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The German Friederich Loeffler Institute has recently published the first results of their study on SARS-CoV-2. Whether SARS-CoV-2 can also infect other animal species...

Two videos from its series emphasizing environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms

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In observance of Earth Day, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is highlighting two videos from its series emphasizing environmental stewardship on poultry and...

Critical issues facing the feed sector

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The 13th annual International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) organized by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

Pirbright first to characterise chicken proteins thought to cause immune exhaustion

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Two chicken proteins that may be involved in immune regulation of cancerous cells and viral infection, named Programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) and Programmed cell...

Poultry Industry Council announces New Executive Director

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The Board of Directors of the Poultry Industry Council (PIC) is pleased to announce Ashley Honsberger as the organization’s new Executive Director effective December...

Poultry groups applaud agreement to resume imports of U.S. poultry products to China

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The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) and USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) applauded the announcement that China will lift...

IPC launches new best practice guidance for reducing antibiotics in poultry meat production

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In support of World Antibiotic Awareness Week and with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the International Poultry Council (IPC) has launched new...

A new guidance for testing of feed ingredients

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The International Cooperation for Convergence of Technical Requirements for the Assessment of Feed Ingredients ICCF today launched its draft guidance document on ‘Homogeneity Testing...

Aviagen mourns loss of industry icon

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David Butler helped build the Ross brand globally; he will be greatly missed. Former Aviagen® Technical Director David E. Butler sadly passed away on June...

European Commission sacrifices EU poultry meat sector in Mercosur deal

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The EU Commission has often qualified the EU poultry meat sector as a “success story”, because the sector is independent (no subsidies from the...

New, non-invasive test for bowel diseases (IBD)

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In 2015 alone, 250,000 people in the UK were diagnosed with IBD, and 3 million in the United States (1, 2). Symptoms can include...

An Egg-Citing Poultry Adventure

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The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, with funding provided by the USPOULTRY Foundation, have launched...

Minnesota Turkey Growers Association

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To commemorate its 80th anniversary, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has released the first of several videos highlighting some of its many families...

MPF Convention honors long-time exhibitors for their commitment

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A total of 34 exhibiting companies were honored for their long-time commitment to the Midwest Poultry Federation - MPF - Convention in Minneapolis. The...

Anne Marie Quéméner new President of the EURASCO association

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The members of EURASCO, the European Federation of Agricultural Exhibitions and Show Organisers, have unanimously elected their new board: Anne Marie Quéméner, SPACE Exhibition...

In loving memory of Rodolfo Graziani

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On November 23, destiny decided to suddenly take from us Rodolfo. Incredulous, regretful and saddening news for all those who knew him. Born in Castelbolognese,...

NSF International introduces Global Animal Wellness Standards

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NSF Global Animal Wellness Standards are a key component of the comprehensive animal wellness services provided by NSF International, which include testing, sustainability services,...

SALES MANAGER JOB

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Primary Italian Company located in Lombardy, Northern Italy, manufacturing and exporting animal husbandry equipment is researching an area sales manager to implement its foreign...

Giordano acquired Twinpack Special Products

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Recently, the Giordano group from Italy acquired the majority stake in Twinpack Special Products in The Netherlands. After almost twenty years of commercial cooperation, the Italian leader in...

A Strong Show for 2018 IPPE

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The 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) had 30,678 poultry, meat and feed industry leaders from all over the world in attendance. A...

Biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe

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ERPA, the European Rural Poultry Association, produced two biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe. This work was presented to the European...

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